At Therapydia Tampa, our physical therapists offer custom Woman’s Health Physical Therapy services to address the unique musculoskeletal problems women encounter. By working one-on-one with our physical therapists, we can help treat any current functional limitations and we will provide you the knowledge the tools to prevent them from coming back.

Pelvic Pain & Pelvic Floor Therapy

Millions of women suffer from pelvic pain or pelvic floor dysfunction, however the majority of these people go untreated. The causes of pelvic floor dysfunction include pregnancy and childbirth, chronic low back SI dysfunction, trauma and surgery. Pelvic pain could refer to a variety of underlying problems involving the muscles of pelvic floor being tight/weak or impairments relating to the sacroiliac joint, low back, hip, or coccyx.

Pelvic conditions treated by physical therapy include:

• Urinary incontinence
• Stress UI
• Pelvic Pain Syndromes
• Chronic Pelvic Pain
• Coccygodynia
• Dysmenorrhea
• Dyspareunia
• Endometriosis
• Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome
• Pudendal Neuralgia
• Vaginismus
• Vulvar Pain

Pre- & Post-Partum Musculoskeletal Dysfunction

During each trimester of your pregnancy, your body undergoes many physiological changes that may result in pain. With various hands-on physical therapy techniques and custom exercises, we can help you treat most of these conditions by getting to the root of the issue.

Pre- and post-partum conditions treated by physical therapy include:

• Diastasis Recti
• Back pain
• Frequent urination
• Sciatica
• Endometriosis

Women’s Health Physical Therapy Treatments

Our physical therapist works individually with every woman to understand her needs and to tailor a plan that fits with her goals and lifestyle. Throughout your visits, you will work with a Doctor of Physical Therapy who will listen to your needs and answer any questions you may have. Our goal is to build strength and flexibility while reducing any pain you may be experiencing.

Your physical therapy treatment may include the following techniques:

  • External Vaginal Queuing and Manual Therapy
  • Techniques to Correct Joint Movement Patterns and Muscle Coordination
  • Pelvic, Hip, and Core Strengthening
  • Postural Education
  • Soft Tissue Release
  • Therapeutic Exercise

Contact us today to learn how we can help you address your unique pelvic musculoskeletal problems and improve your quality of life.